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New command: slurm_groups

Mar. 11, 2019—We’ve added a new command to the ACCRE cluster, slurm_groups, that allows you to view your current SLURM group membership. This is especially useful if you have GPU access to the cluster, as it gives you the group and partition that you will need to use. Click the link to go to the documentation.  

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[Resolved] Visualization portal maintenance Saturday morning is now complete

Mar. 14, 2019—Update, March 16: This maintenance is now complete. The ACCRE Visualization Portal will go down for scheduled maintenance on Saturday, March 16th, from 6 AM to 10 AM. This will only affect web access through the Visualization Portal, so users may still run jobs on the cluster and login through the gateway nodes via SSH....

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[Resolved] SLURM scheduler is back online following outage

Mar. 5, 2019—Update, 3/5/2019: The scheduler is now operational. The impact on the cluster queue has been minimal. We are investigating to establish the exact reason of the stuck jobs in order to prevent this to happen again. Thank you for your patience. We are currently experiencing a SLURM overload caused by issues in killing processes related...

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[Resolved] /scratch and /data are back online following weekend maintenance

Jan. 24, 2019—Update, 2/12/2019: /scratch and /data are back online and we are now accepting new jobs. We were never able to get the maintenance command to run successfully, but we were able to verify (with IBM’s assistance) the integrity of /scratch and /data, which is great news and means we will not need to take another...

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Final Steps for CentOS 7 Upgrade

Jan. 10, 2019—Update, Jan 25: The CentOS 6 login is now closed. Original post below… It has been a long journey, but we are almost to the end! Please see below for a schedule of the final systems to be upgraded to CentOS 7. Note this schedule does not include a handful of custom/private gateways that still...

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Adding Disk Space to /scratch and /data

Jan. 2, 2019—Beginning at noon today we will be adding a few hundred TB of additional disk space to our gpfs23 filesystem (which includes /scratch and /data). It is possible that this may cause some sluggishness on the cluster for an hour or so. Tonight we will then kick off a migration to redistribute data to these...

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[Resolved] Full cluster downtime on Wednesday, Dec 19 starting at 6am; make sure to log out and halt any running processes before downtime starts

Dec. 10, 2018—Update, 12/20/2018: The GPU drivers upgrade on all Maxwell and Pascal nodes in the CentOS 7 cluster is now complete and the nodes are available to host jobs. Thank you for your patience. Update, 12/19/2018: The cluster is now back online and accessible for normal use again, with the exception of the GPU nodes. We...

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GPU Nodes Available for Testing in CentOS 7 Environment

Nov. 29, 2018—GPU nodes are now available for testing in the CentOS 7 environment. We have 5 nodes available in the pascal partition and 2 nodes available in the maxwell partition, so for now, please limit your jobs to short tests to verify that your application functions correctly. Please continue running your production jobs in the CentOS...

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Introducing the ACCRE Visualization Portal

Nov. 29, 2018—The ACCRE Visualization Portal is a new graphical interface to the ACCRE cluster powered by Open OnDemand. This interface allows users to access all cluster resources conveniently through modern web browsers, and provides the ability to create virtual desktop jobs that create a temporary desktop environment within the cluster on a compute node for interactive...

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Welcome SC18 Attendees!

Nov. 9, 2018—We would like to welcome our fellow attendees of Supercomputing 2018 in Dallas, TX to our site. This page contains our presentation schedule as well as all our posters, presentation slides, relevant links, source code, and presenter bios. We will be in booth 3907 all week.

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